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What was the Middle Passage?

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Karen Wright on December 11, 2018

The term Middle Passage refers to the transportation of African peoples from Africa to the new world as part of the Atlantic slave trade, as it was in the middle portion of the triangular trade voyage, also carrying the molasses, wood and other raw materials to Europe, and manufactured goods back to Africa.The Middle Passage refers to the part of the trade where Africans,densely packed onto ships, were transported across the Atlantic to the West Indies.

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